Sunday Nov 17, 2013
Blind Pig: Ivan & Aloysha
Young Seattle indie folk-rock quartet whose single "Easy to Love" was featured on NPR's "Song of the Day." Opening acts are Matrimony, a Charlotte (NC) alternative rock quartet fronted by the husband-and-wife duo of Ashlee Hardee Brown and Jimmy Brown, and Bonzie, the stage name of Chicago pop-folk singer-songwriter Nina Ferraro. Advance tickets: $8 ($10 at the door).
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Traditional Irish Session
All musicians invited to join a biweekly jam session.
Conor O'Neill's: Traditional Irish Session
All invited to join or listen to an instrumental jam session.
Habitat Lounge: James Cornelison Quartet
Jazz originals and standards by this U-M music student ensemble led by electric guitarist Cornelison.
Old Town: Surf and Turf
The duo of local singer-songwriters Dave Boutette and Timothy Monger.
Ravens Club: Heather Black Project
Vintage jazz and blues by an ensemble led by Heather Schwartz, a talented local singer whose vocal style also reflects gospel, R&B, soul, and hip-hop influences.
Rush Street: Legendary Wings
Local jazz quintet that focuses on dynamic, challenging, and less commonly heard music from the modern jazz repertoire interspersed with free improvisation. The usual lineup features saxophonists Dan Bennett and Tim Haldeman, Fender Rhodes electric pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Shug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Will Mefford
Improvisations over jazz standards by this local pianist.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Phil Ogilvie's Rhythm Kings
This local 10-piece big band is one of the few to specialize in the old-time big-band music of the late 1920s and early 1930s associated with Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver. Arrangements by the renowned early-jazz pianist James Dapogny and tubaist Chris Smith.